Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 287.4
Secondary thrombocytopenia
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 287.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A general class of thrombocytopenia due to immune destruction of platelets. It includes idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, as well as immune destruction-related thrombocytopenias due to other reasons (e.g., aids, transfusion, lupus erythematosus).
287.4 Excludes
  • heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) (289.84)
  • transient thrombocytopenia of newborn (776.1)
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause
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